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White-oak-versus-red-oak-flooring, updated 2020. following on from our post about oak flooring, one of our readers asked the home flooring pros a very pertinent question; what exactly are the differences between red oak flooring and white oak flooring? well, both of them are good options for residential flooring, but they do have different properties that might make you opt for one over the other.. White oak has more mineral streaks (and this gives it a bit more of a contemporary look). also, the rays are a bit longer on white oak vs red oak. 3. hardness – white oak flooring is a bit harder than red oak., what is the difference between red oak and white oak hardwood? oak flooring is the most popular species of hardwood here in westchester county ny and the northeast in general. oak is a very practical wood, is readily available (grown and made in the us), very affordable and very easy to stain so you can […].

Here in the northeast, hardwood flooring is a classic flooring option that is elegant in design, timeless, has a great return on investment, and oh so ever popular. it doesn’t seem like its popularity is diminishing either. within the last few years, there’s been an uprising trend in adding hardwood to the kitchen and bathrooms to match the rest of the home., macon hardwood is a trusted supplier with more than 15 years experience in the hardwood flooring industry. we offer one of the southeast’s finest collections of cherry, maple, pine, mahogany, hickory, birch, and oak unfinished solid hardwood, prefinished hardwood, and engineered hardwood flooring. we also offer such exotic species as acacia and teak..

Oak flooring is the most popular hardwood floor species in use for hardwood flooring. and with good reason – oak is readily available, affordable, durable and beautiful. what many don’t realize is there are two different species of oak flooring commonly available – red oak and white oak. if you are installing new hardwood flooring, […], 3. hardness - white oak flooring is a bit harder than red oak. on the janka hardness scale, white oak is 1360 and red oak is 1290. but, as i mentioned above, even though red oak is a bit less hard ....

Comments: we bough sommerset red oak planks from you in 2011. its been a disaster. despite acclimating on site, the floor is cupped terribly. a local installed told us we should have used white oak because it is more stable., while there is one specific wood species (quercus alba) that is commonly considered the “white oak,” and there is one specific species (quercus rubra) that is considered the “red oak,” the truth of the matter is, when you buy oak lumber within north america, oftentimes you will not actually be buying these two exact species, but instead you may be buying one of the oaks contained ....

Most customers don’t realize that there are different grades of oak flooring. they just assume all oak flooring is the same. for oak flooring, there are 3 main grades: select, number 1 common and number 2 common.